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Da Capo Best Music Writing 2003 (Da Capo Best Music Writing)

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It's here: the fourth and latest volume in the series that you have come to rely upon for your music reading fix. The 2003 volume will celebrate the year's best writing about music and its culture with a selection of pieces on a dazzling array of topics drawn from more than a hundred sources-remarkable essays by journalists and authors who are as serious about writing as t
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Paperback, 312 pages
Published October 9th 2003 by Da Capo Press (first published October 8th 2003)
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Maureen
I wasn't sure what to expect when I got this from my sister one Christmas and I held off reading it under recently. I really enjoyed most of the essays; especially the ones about James Brown and Tom Waits respectively. I was disappointed with the jazz essays; I thought they were tedious and I didn't learn much about the genre. Oh, and for those who have read the essays or happened to read the article "Who's that Girl?" in the New York Times back in 2003, Amanda Latona (the artist profiled) is on ...more
Kristine
finally got around to this one. fantastic articles reprinted from magazines and newspapers in 2003 - my favorites were a profile of james brown, the history of NWA and LA rap, a spin article on why mexicans love morrissey, an interview with tom waits, and a profile on fat possum records and the old bluesmen that they record. a good compilation but i skipped the stuff on jazz, country and other genres that i'm not into. minor complaint, but valid enough: da capo really should have had someone pro ...more
Jaycruz Cruz
Aug 21, 2009 Jaycruz Cruz rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Aspiring Music Critics
Shelves: non-fiction, music
Of note is Chuck Klosterman's Viva Morrissey!, a Spin article in which he profiled the odd Mexican adoption of the effeminate singer and Best Band in the Land by Bill Tuomala where he puts Van Halen as the underdog in a saturated punk rock world.
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